St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Renitra Christopher, 33, 642 Terrebonne Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on March 7, 2017 at 3:25 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle with a suspended license. A deputy located Christopher at a business in Bayou Vista on the warrant and transported her to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. She was released on a $500 bond.
Heather Troulliet, 31, 132 South Jamon Court, Bourg, LA was arrested on March 7, 2017 at 8:38 pm for the following offenses:
- Operating a vehicle while intoxicated (Child Endangerment Law)
- Turning movements and required signals violation
- Possession of (open) alcoholic beverages in a motor vehicle
- No driver’s license
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from an off-duty Louisiana State Police trooper of a reckless driver on US Highway 90 in the Morgan City area. Morgan City Police also responded to the complaint. A sheriff’s deputy in Morgan City located the vehicle on LA Highway 70 and initiated a traffic stop. The deputy then observed the vehicle pull into the Sonic restaurant parking lot on Marguerite Street. The driver nearly came to a complete stop before accelerating and striking one of the menu/ordering stands. The deputy made contact with the driver who was identified as Troulliet, and observed that there were 2 children, ages 12 and 4, and an open bottle of beer inside the vehicle. While speaking with Troulliet, the deputy noted that she smelled strongly of an alcoholic beverage and had slurred speech. The deputy conducted a standardized field sobriety test. Troulliet performed the test poorly. She was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she registered a 0.154g% blood alcohol concentration on a breath test. Troulliet was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set. The children were released to a guardian.
Julie Bennett, 46, 122 Oregon Street, Berwick, LA was arrested on march 7, 2017 at 8:09 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of theft. A deputy investigating a vehicle crash on Highway 90 in Morgan City spoke with a driver, identified her as Bennett, and located the active warrant for her arrest. Bennett was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. She was released on a $500 bond.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that the Narcotics Section made the following arrests:
Jerry Henderson, 38, 936 Chirpy’s Lane, Amelia, LA was arrested on March 7, 2017 at 2:17 pm for possession or Schedule II (crack cocaine), obstruction of justice, and violation of a uniformcontrolled dangerous substance law (drug free zone). Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section were patrolling Amelia when they observed a male subject quickly walking away from a vehicle that was stopped on Lake Palourde Road. Detectives then observed the subject attempt to throw a cellophane bag beneath a shed. Detectives made contact with the subject, identified him as Henderson, and recovered the discarded item. The bag contained crack cocaine. The illegal drug was found within 2,000 feet of a church. Henderson was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
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